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    Definition
    (noun) a line determining the limits of an area
    Synonyms : boundary , edge
    Definition
    (noun) the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
    Synonyms : boundary , bounds
    Definition
    (noun) the greatest possible degree of something
    Synonyms : boundary , limit
    Example Sentence
    • what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior
    • to the limit of his ability
    Definition
    (noun) a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
    Synonyms : bounce , leap , leaping , saltation , spring
    Definition
    (verb) move forward by leaps and bounds
    Synonyms : jump , leap , spring
    Example Sentence
    • The horse bounded across the meadow
    • The child leapt across the puddle
    • Can you jump over the fence?
    Definition
    (verb) form the boundary of; be contiguous to
    Synonyms : border
    Definition
    (verb) place limits on (extent or access)
    Example Sentence
    • restrict the use of this parking lot
    • limit the time you can spend with your friends
    Definition
    (verb) spring back; spring away from an impact
    Example Sentence
    • The rubber ball bounced
    • These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide
    Definition
    (adj) confined by bonds
    Example Sentence
    • bound and gagged hostages
    Definition
    (adj) held with another element, substance or material in chemical or physical union Definition
    (adj) secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form
    Example Sentence
    • bound volumes
    • leather-bound volumes
    Definition
    (adj) (usually followed by `to') governed by fate
    Synonyms : destined
    Example Sentence
    • bound to happen
    • an old house destined to be demolished
    • he is destined to be famous
    Definition
    (adj) covered or wrapped with a bandage
    Synonyms : bandaged
    Example Sentence
    • the bandaged wound on the back of his head
    • an injury bound in fresh gauze
    Definition
    (adj) headed or intending to head in a certain direction; often used as a combining form as in `college-bound students'
    Synonyms : destined
    Example Sentence
    • children bound for school
    • a flight destined for New York
    Definition
    (adj) bound by an oath
    Example Sentence
    • a bound official
    Definition
    (adj) bound by contract Definition
    (adj) confined in the bowels
    Example Sentence
    • he is bound in the belly
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for bound

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when u r bounded by something, u wud want to LEAP(or jump) out of it.

if we through a ball to the wall it rebound i.e. it JUMPS back

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